Fernando Bação is currently Associate Professor at the Institute of Statistics and Information Management (ISEGI), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, where he is Associate Dean and Director of the Doctoral Program in Information Management. He was visiting professor at the Institute for Geoinformatics at the University of Münster, Germany and at the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE), Brasil.
He holds a PhD in Information Management and his research interests include decision support systems, with particular emphasis on geospatial applications of neural networks. Recently, he has extended his research interests around the role of business analytics in leveraging information for innovation and competitive advantage. His research work has appeared in journals such as Information & Management, Lanscape Ecology, International Journal of Wildland Fire, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Computers and Geosciences, among others and received awards for its impact. He advises several companies on issues related with Data Mining and Business Analytics
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